B.S. Mathematics Degree Plan

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.

Courses that are recommended are in italics.

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS Min. 40

REQUIRED CORE COURSES - 31-35

Written Communication - 6

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

Mathematics - 0

Waived due to major requirements

U. S. History - 3

Select one course.

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877

American Government - 3

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics

Science - 7-8

Select one course from Life Science and one course from Physical Science. One Science course must be a lab science.

Life Science - 3-4

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts w/Lab
  • BIOL 1054 Principles of Biology I w/Lab
  • BIOL 1013 Current Issues in Biology

Physical Science - 3-4

  •  ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  •  CHEM 1004 General Chemistry w/Lab
  •  GEOL 1934 Physical Geology w/Lab
  •  SCI 1513 Conc of Phy. Science (may also take w/lab)
  •  SCI 1501 Concepts of Phy. Science Lab
  •  PHY 1044 Basic Physics I
  •  PHY 1063 General Physics or a higher numbered chemistry or physics course

Humanities - 6

  • HUM 1103 Introduction to Humanities

OR

  • HIST 1033 World History

AND one of the following:

  • ART 1223 Art Survey
  • COMM 1263 Introduction to Theatre
  • LIT 2333 Introduction to Film
  • LIT 2413 Introduction to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Introduction to Music I
  • MUSIC 1103 Music and Culture
  • PHILO 1453 Introduction to Philosophy

Human, Cultural, & Social Diversity - 3-4

Select one course.

  • ASL 2163 American Sign Language
  • CATC 1204 Cheyenne Language I (or higher number)
  • CATC 1254 Arapaho Language I (or higher number)
  • COMM 1313 Introduction to Public Speaking
  • ECONO 2263 Intro to Macroeconomics
  • ECONO 2363 Intro to Microeconomics
  • GEOG 1103 World Cultural Geography
  • ITAL 1004 Elementary Italian I
  • KINES 1133 Wellness Concepts & Exercise Applications
  • LATIN 1054 Elementary Latin I (or higher number)
  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology
  • SOCIO 1003 Introduction to Sociology
  • SPAN 1054 Elementary Spanish I (or higher number)
  • TECH 1223 Technology and Society

Computer Proficiency - 0-3

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency (high school Computer Science course, SWOSU computer proficiency exam, or COMSC 1023 Computer & Info Access).

GE electives (from at least two different categories) to total 40

Mathematics Major

Required Courses - 29-30

  • MATH 1513 College Algebra AND MATH 1613 College Trigonometry OR MATH 1715 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • MATH 1834 Calculus I
  • MATH 2834 Calculus II
  • MATH 3653 Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3834 Calculus III
  • MATH 4213 Differential Equations I
  • MATH 4653 Modern Algebra
  • MATH 4853 Advanced Calculus

Electives in Math (Choose from 3000-4000 Level Courses) - 6

Computer Science - 3

 Any Scientific Programming Language OR MATH 3533 Tech and Programming in Mathematics

Minor or Second Major - 18-40

Free Electives to bring total to 120 - 0-24

TOTAL HOURS - 120

For the minor program only, refer to the Mathematics minor

in the Minor Programs of Study.

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120

Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 55

Minimum credit hours in upper-division

(3000/4000 courses) - 40

Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses)

in major completed at SWOSU - 8

Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30

Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.00

Minimum Grade Point Average in major -2.50

Students should work closely with their advisors to ensure that they take mathematics courses in the appropriate sequence. For example, taking a 1000 level mathematics course after successfully completing Calculus I is usually not recommended. Deviations from the appropriate sequence require departmental approval.